Event Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

How can researchers and businesses combine their expertise to drive commercial success? What can start ups take from the research and technology industries to grow faster? How can these groups find the right intellectual property (IP) strategy to innovate together?

To help answer these questions we’re inviting researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers and investors to join us for a conversation about innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship.


  • Daniel Shaddock
    CEO of Liquid Instruments
    Daniel will share his journey from ANU researcher to business leader of an award winning high-technology start up.
  • Sudha Rao
    Director and Founder, EpiAxis Therapeutics

    Sudha will explain the breakthroughs and challenges that come with securing government, university and private financial banking.
  • Kevin Restrick
    Supervising Examiner of Patents, IP Australia
    Kevin will talk about the value of the IP system for research and commercialisation.
  • Natalie Chapman
    Managing Director and Co-founder, gemaker
    Natalie will discuss how innovators can best bring their technologies, products and services to market.
  • Petr Adamek
    CEO of CBR Innovation Network
    Petr is the MC for this event.

This event will be followed by a networking lunch.


ANU Commons, Cnr Kingsley & Rimmer St, Acton ACT